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College of Professional Education

College of Professional Education

Programs in the College of Professional Education (COPE) at Texas Woman’s University have earned a reputation for producing extraordinary professionals who are making a difference in their communities. These programs include:

  • Teacher Education
  • Family Sciences
  • Reading Education; and
  • The School of Library and Information Studies.

Do you dream of being a teacher or administrator?

Our teacher education faculty share your passion. Whether you want to start your career in education, enhance your current teaching career or want to move into teaching from a different career, our programs prepare you to make an impact in the classroom and beyond.

Want to work with children and families?

Texas Woman’s family sciences department provides programs aimed at strengthening families. Prepare to work as a counselor, parent educator, child life specialist, marriage and family therapist, or in other fields aimed at enhancing the quality of life for individuals and families.

Is literacy your passion?

Our department of reading education prepares leaders in literacy by providing study in literacy teaching and learning from preschool through adult years. Our Reading Recovery Training Center is one of only two in the U.S. that can train trainers for other universities, and is the only Descubriendo la Lectura training center in the world.

Want to share your quest for knowledge with others?

Our School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) offers master’s degree and certification programs that prepare professionals to work in information environments including academic, public, medical or school libraries; corporate and other special libraries; government agencies; and more.